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The Thirsty Land: The Story of the Central Valley Project

Robert W. de Roos

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ISBN 10: 158798024X / ISBN 13: 9781587980244
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Paperback. 280 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 6.0in. x 0.8in.Those interested in how water would determine the wealth of California will find this intriguing book a saga of politics and engineering, agriculture and economics, power and propaganda. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781587980244

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Title: The Thirsty Land: The Story of the Central ...

Publisher: Beard Books

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

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The story of the publicly financed Central Valley Project in California which built dams, reservoirs, hydroelectric plants, and canals. De Roos ( San Francisco Chronicle ) details the politics, economics, and social struggles played out by the actors involved, including Pacific Gas & Electric, the S

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The story of the Central Valley Project in the early twentieth century, a long-range public reclamation project to bring precious water to the San Joaquin Valley in California. The aim of the project was to provide dams, reservoirs, hydroelectric plants, and canals to the Valley.

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